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FTs something Howard must tackle

Opposing teams are counting on him to miss at the line in crunch time

Updated: December 5, 2012, 5:27 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLA.com

With 11.1 seconds remaining in Game 4 of the 2009 NBA Finals, Dwight Howard had a chance to put the game on ice and bring the Orlando Magic right back into the series.

Orlando had led the Los Angeles Lakers by 12 at halftime and was on the verge of tying the best-of-seven series at two games apiece. Howard needed to make one of his two free throw attempts to make it a two-possession game. One of two and the Magic would have a chance to play a home game for a 3-2 series lead in Game 5.

He ...

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